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Guernsey maintains teacher discrimination laws after pressure from local Catholic Diocese

November 13, 2021
Guernsey maintains teacher discrimination laws after pressure from local Catholic Diocese

Efforts in Guernsey to extend religious discrimination protections to teachers working and applying for jobs at faith schools have been dashed after the local Catholic Diocese threatened to close it local schools.

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Church of England Diocese supports inclusive admissions for its Voluntary Controlled schools

November 12, 2021
Church of England Diocese supports inclusive admissions for its Voluntary Controlled schools

The Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich has lent its support to a Suffolk County Council proposal to set religiously inclusive admission arrangements for local faith based Voluntary Controlled schools.

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Accord responds to Times Education Commission

October 26, 2021
Accord responds to Times Education Commission

Accord has submitted written evidence to an Education Commission organised by The Times newspaper, which seeks to push education policy up the political agenda.

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Government facilitates denominational control over 16 to 19 faith academies

October 8, 2021
Government facilitates denominational control over 16 to 19 faith academies

The Accord Coalition has criticised the UK Government for placating divisive faith school sponsors whilst ignoring the needs of England’s increasingly religiously diverse society.

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Potential of Religious Education still valued despite subject’s neglect

September 16, 2021
Potential of Religious Education still valued despite subject’s neglect

New opinion poll findings released today have found that Religious Education continues to be perceived as an important part of the school curriculum in the UK's religiously diverse society.

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